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democrats. in april 2011, a law took affect in france according to which it is illegal to cover the face in any public space from parks to marketplaces to shops. although the law does not mention the words women, muslim, boar can, or even israelied, it was introduced by president as a ban on muslim vailing which according to him imprisons women and threatens french values of dignity and equality. the new law rear renders. have adopted some type of restriction. on april 28, 2011, the belgium voted far similar ban although the law is expected to be challenged before the constitutional court. in spain, in 2010, the say -- in all public places reversing an earlier vote supporting the ban. similar laws in progress in italy as well. in switzerland, after at campaign designed to aappeal to fears of the muslim takeover. a popular referendum voted by 57% to ban the construction of -- [inaudible] associated with the mosques. despite the fact that very few mosques in switzerland have them. they are only four in the whole country out of 150 mosques. and that in consequence, the architect issue is cl
the court would take would take up the case and that was really quite important in terms of how our law developed in a relationship between the judicial review, the ability of the court to examine an act of kindness and strike it down as unconstitutional. we take it for granted, the modern court has done that with some frequency and of course was asked to do it this spring in the health care case. well, you know john marshall famously declared that it was the power and the duty of the court to say what the law is and that was the expression of his understanding, but the power of judicial review is inherent in our constitutional system and that was not self-evident at all. so that is the power of jurisdiction. limits on jurisdiction that somebody has to have standing and all the doctrines that limits jurisdiction, that is not something the court basically made up another courts don't necessarily have that. a few years ago i took a very interesting judicial trip to south africa which have the fabulous constitution, modern constitution and a wonderful supreme court. the south african const
law obeyed in the second they saw was a rental car and a young kid, they pulled me over right away. he was the first time that a group the pattern that they looked for. and now of course they look for anything because the drug trade has become so profitable and lucrative. it's a $30 billion trade that anyone using anything, grandparents using rvs come to people in there as fishing boats and they go to the lake, doing anything because profits are enormous. so the cops are aware to look for that now. >> hipolito, how about your mexican background in relation to being able to infiltrate these groups? >> it was extremely important and yet i have to understand is that as soon as kind of thing that my spanish might not have been what it was from someone in mexico or central america when i was working on the cartels. the thing that it was brought out is the criminal element is not limited to hispanic american, but i was able to use my background again where i grew up, and seen some of the things that i grew up, so i was able to capitalize on my background, infiltrating. but what is important,
of cases he mentions jefferson was a good master and jefferson's son-in-law, who ran things around here when jefferson was away, was in charge, kind of an accident overseer. colonel randolph and going through the records i found that colonel randolph when he was strapped for cash, took isaac's daughter, maria and salted -- soldier to an overseer who took the young girl away to kentucky and she was never seen again. now, isaac did mention that in his memoir. why? i really don't know. maybe he told his interviewer and the interviewer to want to write it down. maybe isaac did what to say anything about hurt feelings of a white. maybe it hasn't left an impression on you just don't know and it leads like you guys had a lot of music that we really don't know and that the psychological, possible psychological distortions that took place under slavery is something we are still wrestling with. another person's memoirs are spent a lot of time with were those of peter fossae. he left to memoirs. he gave new super entities in the late 1800 -- 1800s rather. he was born here and was one of the slaves
the liberal protestant churches. this reinforced the second exceptional pillar, common law, which causes that god has given her the law given from god to the people and bubbles upward to the rulers. this gives us the government of the people, by the people and for the people that lincoln referred to. common law stands in stark opposition to almost every other nation on earth that is develop some form of civil law in which it trickles down from the top. both germany and england had, not for a while but by the 20 century have more or less abandoned it common to many more such an inkling. by the end of world war ii, when you're unloaded however i'd willingly if colony, those colonies for themselves designed on principles of civil law. thus the first to pillars taken together mean that a christian protestant religion influenced and shaped everything about america's foundation of laws and defined system of personal rate. it wasn't just that the united states is a democratic republic, but that the very premises of a democratic republic meant were likely to be far different in the united states
was a good master and that jefferson's son-in-law who ran things around here when jefferson was away, cornel raldolf was in charge he was an executive overseer. he was a good master. it in going through the record i found that he -- when he was strapped for cash, took isaac's daughter and sold him to overseer who took the young girl away to kentucky and she was never seen again. now, isaac didn't mention that in his memoir, why? i really don't know. maybe he told his white interviewer and the interviewer didn't want to write it down. maybe isaac didn't want to say anything that would hurt the feelings of a white man. maybe it didn't -- maybe it hasn't left my impression. we don't know. it's not there. it leads one to realize that there is a lot in these accounts that we really don't know, and that the psychology possible distortion that took place under slavery that we are still wrestling with. another person's memoir who i spent a lot of time with was peters to et. he left two memoirs he gave newspaper interviews in the late 1800s. he was born here and he was one of the slaves who was aucti
not the sole spokesperson certainly those policies of welfare reform law and order they have been demagogue when nixon says law-and-order we know what he talks about. those were reagan and bush and rudy guiliani bless his soul tens of thousands of black lives were saved when will fare was one of the reform to blacks of lives were saved in a different way law-and-order was so saved and bill clinton took credit for both. [laughter] and we have 12 years of paradise where i describe the many wonderful things that happened. people are not walking on eggshells is a more. people had to be worried you would innocently say a word then you would ruin your career, you'd be hated by all of humankind. that was after over at o.j.. changes are subtle but it was wonderful for race relations in america. and happened along time ago then comes the most liberal candidate as barack obama it is the two for. a liberal president and his critics by:the reese's. and now with the bombing it comes back. we're walking on eight shells. although not very delicately [laughter] hence my introduction of. [laughter] i am goi
because i went to law school, i went to stanford specifically to study the first amendment. it's been a passion of mine my entire life. i believe it is in part i had a russian father and a british mother and i came from that background realizing that the rule had to be that everybody got to say what they wanted to under the circumstances. the idea that, like, the government could understand what you said so it would be my mom or my dad in charge. in the general society free-speech said be the rule coming and i've always believed that. and so the history of the first amendment law we every class stanford offered indicted six additional credits of my own design on the history of the freedom of speech and despite all of that, i was utterly unprepared for the kind of cases i would see on the college campuses. utterly unprepared. and to dhaka little bit about this this is one of the reasons i wrote the book because it feels like banging my head against bill wall i'd been writing articles about this for my entire career, and i started getting people coming back to me saying well, okay, sure
wife went to college here. my brothers went to ask you here. my oldest son also went to law school here. my younger son with his family, he lives here. my wife has an aunt and cousin who also appear. there are still very strong connections. tonight, i'm going to discuss abraham lincoln's role of 1860 to 1861. more specifically, i'm going to talk about abraham lincoln and how he rejected any meaningful compromise. in november 1860 after his election, the country was gripped because many southerners felt in the republican party, the republican party was in northern party and proudly so. they did not have a significant southern connection. lincoln was elected without a single electoral vote without any of the southern states. the first time in the nations history, a party without any notable southern components would be taking over the executive branch of the national government. but there was more. the republican party was probably a northern party. during its existence in the mid-1850s, the rhetoric had assaulted the south and racial slavery, their determination -- the republicans determ
. then professor anita hill, a professor of social policy, law, and women's studies at brandeis university and author of this new book, rematching equality, stories of gender, race, and finding a home. welcome. [applause] and senior editor at the atlantic and founder of women section. also the author of the end of man and the rise of women. so we start off with a couple minutes from each of you on -- a brief summary or a story from your book that you think best encapsulates the ideas that you are presenting. >> thank you very much. it is great to see you all up there and to be here with my sister authoress. what is next for women. my career, my political life really started with the woman's movement in the 70's. and we had great expectations, some of which have been at. the very fact that women today represent 60 percent of undergraduates that uc your friends, daughters, granddaughters becoming doctors to lawyers, things might generation cannot do. women are in the workforce like never before. the traditional family of that goes off to work, mom stance at the doorway wearing a panda form,
hill. she's professor of social policy of law and women's studies at brandeis university and author of this new book, "reimaging equality: stories of gender, race, and finding home." welcome to you as well of [inaudible] >> and then hannah rosen, senior editor at the atlantic and found of double x and slate women's section, slate.com. she's also the author of "the end of men and the rise of women," hannah rosen, welcome. [applause] >> so will first start off with a couple minutes from each of you on either a brief summary or maybe a story from your book that you think best encapsulates the ideas that you are presented in these great works. governor kunin, we'll start with you please. >> thank you very much. it's great to see you all out there, and to be here with my sister authors. what's next for women, my career, my political life really started with the women's movement in the '70s, and we had great expectations, some of which have been met. the very fact that women today represents 60% of undergraduates that you see your friends, your daughters from her granddaughters becoming
essentially would rid the south of all jim crow laws that were oppressing people of color. that became the civil rights act of 1964. lyndon johnson was very much in support of that act. he had been opposed to some civil rights legislation early in his life when he was the representative here in texas. but as he said very pointedly, when he became president in the well-known speech, now that i have the power, i need to use it. never expected to be the president of the united states. he has to realize he's going to run over a lot of the senators and a lot of the representatives with whom he worked when he was in the house and senate. one of them was richard russell. his friend and mentor. a giant senator from the state of georgia who vehemently opposed the civil rights act of 1964. he knows he's going to have run over him to get this passed. and they have a very somber conversation. russell says lbj, you know, you can pass the sack. you have the legislative ability to do it. jack kennedy in, but you do. but i'm warning you, if you do, you will lose the democratic party to the south. you
to this one particular law passed in the 1980s. and how does that account for rising income inequality in canada? or even in france, in germany, in the united kingdom? it is happening all over the world and the emerging market. it is important to face that squarely because if you see it just as a political phenomenon you are going to lose sight of what i think is a big challenge which is that these actually quite benign economic forces, and i love the technology revolution. are also drivers of social and political consequences which are not quite so benign. the way i like to look at it, and this is a quote from peter orszag, how he sees it is the big drivers are probably the economic forces but the issue is that particularly in the united states the politics, instead of trying to mitigate these very powerful economic forces, has exacerbated them. even if you have economic forces creating more concentration at the very top you expect politics to try to soften the blow, financial institutions to soften the blow and instead it is accelerating and to me that is about right. who are the sup
. eventually he wants to go to law school and tell people in the same situation but he cannot do that with the criminal record he cannot practice law until we are exonerated. >> host: you came here that day because eddie vedder and his family, he is in a band. [laughter] they brought you here? and he was in the court room and brought us street here we left like refugees. i did not have a single penny in my pocket, or a suit of clothes with nowhere to go. so he brought this year his wife who is here, jill, took me shopping and got me an entire wardrobe. i used to tell her that edie will never let me back when he sees how much i spent. [laughter] >> presumably all black? [laughter] speaking of people who were instrumental to measure of justice we want to bring it be in the blade and and an attorney who works with the innocence project. [applause] how did you get involved? >> what are the rules on cussing? damien echols has heard some swearing. [laughter] >> we were living in the same house. hbo used to have free weekend i never would have seen the movie if not for that. [laughter]
here thanks to oscar corral and his mother-in-law and some others i found out that the real little havana in latvia is hialeah. but it's not very little anymore. about 225,000 people. and that was the population of miami within the city limits. >> within miami proper? just over 400,000. >> i thought little havana was around -- [inaudible] and if you wield a cup of cuban coffee, you watch the old men play checkers across the street, you'd been there. [laughter] >> well, speaking of oscar, you have a incredible reputation for the amount of research that you do when you're writing a book. how do you compare the research you did for "charlotte simmons" or "man in full" to the research you did in miami for "blood," and i don't think you've ever done this before, so what was it like having a camera following you around during your research? i know that when i was in office, oscar corral followed me around all the time, and i didn't particularly like it, so -- [laughter] >> you'll see for yourself what happened to me when oscar followed me around. he's on after we arement the one thing i
to law school and get his law degree and help people who were in the same situation we were in, but he can't even do that with a criminal record. once he gets his law degree, he still can't practice law until we're exonerated. >> you guys came here that day after you were released because i understand eddie vedder and his family -- i think eddie vedder's in a band -- [laughter] up and coming here in town. today brought you, they brought you here, right? and, like, took you shopping. >> eddie was, actually, in the courtroom the day we walked out. he came there just to be there for that. he brought us straight here. the day that we left arkansas, we left like refugees. i did not have a single penny in my pocket, i didn't even have a suit of clothes to change into. we had nowhere to go. so eddie brought us here, and his wife, jill, who's here tonight, um, took me out shopping and got me an entire new wardrobe, and i used to tell her eddie when he sees how much you spent, he's never going to let me back. [laughter] >> presumably, it was all black still? >> it was. >> with or did you change
become self-reinforcing, so you have more political inequality that generates laws and regulations that lead to more economic inequality, and that goes back into political inequality. the example i find astounding are something like our bankruptcy laws. something very technical. nobody normally gets interested in. one provision of the bankruptcy law is that when you go bankrupt, the question is, who gets paid first? that a big issue. the answer is, the derivatives. not a surprise. because they put it in when everybody else was not noticing who pays attention to bankruptcy laws? what does that mean? that means you encourage that kind of economic activity. but at the other extreme, student loans can't be discharged even in bankruptcy. so, that means that the banks do well, but it really discourages people borrowing for student loans, and in a country where we have tuition going up, in the last three years, average state university tuition has gone up 40%, because of the cutbacks in state budgets. incomes are going down, the only way that people can afford it is borrowing, and then th
of people were showing up and it transformed the way we think that people began to question the law that was passed as obamacare
from ours. it is an accumulation of laws and traditions and common-law over the years. there are subsets of the queen, that is what the term is. i need to ask that we cease asking questions temporarily. please the crowd for more questions from the audience. c-span will be here shortly to continue. they will be taking questions from the history and biography pavilion and also from national callers. please stay with us. we would love to have you
these people have how much they depend on the rule of law with public purse structure and public treasury saving them. said to talk about the psyche of their fortunes based on political stability. >> of course, it varies but i was surprised there was also ayn rand and john paul fantasy. i was surprised that that was current. is it actual effort to build the gold goal to. the paypal guy is one of the founders it is more beautiful and you could make it up from milton friedman grandson. they're trying to the -- bill the island's in international waters where no laws apply. you could go and create your kind of world. there were some people and a do quote them in my book when a bomb gave his speech last fall the fdr commonwealth club speech, immediately there were investor notes that a plan that was discovered and all of the rich people should with there. more than you would take a very ayn rand type of sense you got this with foster friess, meant he gives them so much we are the job creators. also zero gary gensler was speaking with great passion and pleasure had there been the transparency t
and who are attractive and that is really where his eyes had been. and tell the goes to yale law school. there he meets hillary rodham. >> you can watch this and other programs on line at booktv.org. now on booktv, nicole eustace examines the effects the war of 1812 had on american politics and patriotism. the author reports at the end of the three year war resulted in the quote era of good feelings marked by defuse partisanship and greater nationalism. it's a little over an hour. [applause] >> thank you very much for that introduction and thank you to the david library for hosting me. to real it's a real pleasure to be here and to see all of you this afternoon. thank you. the title of my talk this afternoon is love and honor in 1812, patriotism and popular culture in the new united states. on june 19 of 1812, james madison made a public announcement of the first war ever to be declared in the history of the united states. he said quote, i extort all the good people of the united states as they love their country, as the feel wrong that they exert themselves. madisons call made clear th
not to pass pollution laws that would cause factories money. this is the way schools. it does not taxation without representation, i don't know what is. but unreasonable and inconsistent. it ensures that no one will adopt them accidently. they are thus a perfect pledge of allegiance. a lack of reason ensures that there must be continually repeated as such and that every possible instance or occasion be introduced by faith. should the leftists amid the obsessive incantations the repressed wis might actually -- accidently see also the marine recruiter who is or was thrilled to begin each sentence inmates response would serve. he was instructed. addenda invitations. this was noted by the psychologist in 1921 and notice the number of sandra. the individual overcome by the formerly is shocked into compulsive confession of his willingness to submit. as with houseguests and strangers, one of the liberal communities continually next with establishing his own a fides. and happy family o work environment or religious organization, community in short, what they've worked lacked -- this is the most im
tried to withhold this information on the ground that it concerned law enforcement, and i challenged that in court, and the court ruled that, no, this is not law enforcement. the evidence shows that the fbi was abusing its powers in an effort to get clark cur removed because fbi officials disagreed with his politics and his campus policies. >> not everybody loved j. edgar hoover. [laughter] >> i'm peter dale scott, and i wanted to ask a question about -- [inaudible] but first i have a comment for steve jacobson in the back. if there were 200 people together in a meeting, you can be absolutely certain that some of them were informants, and if i was one, i would have attacked the idea that aoki -- that the fbi could have recruited aoki. [applause] now, my question is about intel pros in the bay area. i regret that i haven't read your book yet, although i certainly will. as a point of person privilege in a bay, i was looking at co-intel documents, i was on the cuba committee, but there were copies distributed to other files, and one of the files i remember -- i've not been able to rotat
and adapt how we feel about social norms for and risks. >> very cool that the three laws of robotic actually have to apply to the community. nothing to do with the robot that all but that is the challenge for us. >> exactly. we can't predict where technology is going. we can't -- all we can do is learn, try it on for size, see where it goes and adapt as a society and as governments to real threats rather than imagined ones. >> i'm feeling optimistic again. i remember when i was learning about the history of the internet, early internet doctor, grew up with computers and the dot.com bubble and feeling i had missed the boat on the technology revolution, all the great companies had been founded and there was nothing else to build or work on and i was a complete idiot and didn't see the possibility of the social web, everything that has happened, billions of dollars that were created, i missed the boat. we must have some people listening to this, the book has already been written, the movement is under way. that person thinking they missed the boat, how did they catch up and started? >> i hope n
than building and providing more supplies. indeed, there is no repealing the laws of supply and demand. this is actually where jane jacobs was getting it wrong. she noted that old buildings were cheap and new buildings were expensive. which led her to believe that you should make sure that no one builds all building on top of new buildings. she didn't need to look any further than the impact of freezing a city. it was affordable and she and her husband lived there in the 1950s and has turned into a place where townhouses were cheap and that is what happens when you turn off the chain of building new houses. one of the reasons it is important to allow new buildings, it is the environment. i will end by telling a story of a young graduate who went for walk in the woods. and he did a little fishing, and the fishing was good. he came to put the fish into a chowder. the win came and put the flames that he was using in the fire started and spread. eventually, it was a raging inferno that burned down acres of woodland. in his own day, this man would be called an enemy of the environment. it i
of wednesdays. but i do share mary ann's worry about the loss of law, concentrated coming deep in evenflo reading. you're in a rush to get from place to place. so that sounds negative. the positive thing to me, which outweighs the negative is what i call the democratization of access to culture. it's here, it's now in its house of the future. most human beings were so far removed from the world of reading and books through most of history that we can barely grasp the possibilities today. so i mean we have a lot of information in the 17th century. most people didn't own books. those who did had two books come in the and pilgrim's progress and they read them over and over again. now, thanks to the internet, the cultural heritage of this country is going to be within the grasp of everyone in the country in the near future. we are creating something called the digital public library of america, which will make all books in principle free to all readers. but that is a thrilling thing. it was just a utopian dream on the part of the founding fathers. we can make it happen and we will make it hap
in a personal period. southern states were recruiting industries and the right to work laws. they were receiving lots of funding from the federal government at a time when the united states was involved in a cold war with the soviet union. states like georgia and texas and florida and other california and north carolina were all being transformed in the post-world war ii period by this historic shift of influence. from 1964 until 2008, it was a period of sun belt dominance. if you think about every president elected from 1994 until 2008, comes from the state of the sun belt. richard nixon from california, gerald ford was never elected, he was never even elected vice president. so there you go. jimmy carter, ronald reagan, bill clinton from arkansas and bush from texas. the 2008, it ends with forty-year period. and there were issues that were critical into politics that came out of the sun belt. also, it is on the sun belt and in the south and southwest that we see the lives by the 1970s
of the law. the essence of the classical liberal philosophy is one of live and let live, all people are created with search and inalienable rights. the government does not dole out rates depending what religion you are, economic class you are in, what your gender is or theoretically at least what your orientation is. at least that is the way it is supposed to be. certainly most libertarians get that and that is why they have a special obligation to teach fellow conservatives invited center voters by gay americans deserve the same rights as everybody else. the second main theme of my book is because of this constant over-the-top rhetoric we hear from the religious right, most people have little understanding of what rank-and-file republicans believe about gay issues. the conventional wisdom is that all republicans hate gay and are opposed to gay rights. nothing could be further from the truth. >> from the 17th annual texas book festival on capitol grounds in austin, texas, h.w. brands discusses his book, the man who saved the union -- "the man who saved the union: ulysses grant in wa
] >> well, the first constitution is so different from ours. underwritten, accumulation of laws and traditions. their subjects of the queen. that is what, you know, the term is. >> i need to ask, asking questions just temporarily, please stick around for more questions from the audience. c-span will be here shortly to continue. there will be taking questions year from that history and biography pavilion and also from national colors. please stay with us. we would love to have you continue. and if you have questions, we will be back with you in it slightly less than ten minutes. thanks so much for your patients. please stay with us, and please thank our author >> this book is about liberals, not democrats who are not that much different in many respects. this book is dedicated to the peculiar brand of american new self identifies as a liberal who believes life is a liberal and wishes more of us in america were liberal. he liked a more. think nancy pelosi. thank your local college professor. think the driver of the crazy car without the bush is hitler bumper stickers on the back o
a creative revision of the tax laws and serious debt reduction programs. he should encourage congress to enact an annual budget which has not occurred for the past three years. he might come up with a proposal for inventive public/private partnerships to improve infrastructure including the electric grid. and, of course, continue to encourage any energy independence. a resolution of the supply of unsold houses should be sought, but all of this will occur only if a reelected barack obama can somehow find the unique temperament required to work with his administration to move to the center and discover ways to reach meaningful compromise with a congress willing to pass legislation this country so desperately needs. although it is not a subject of this paper, one can ask, will he be reelected? historically, rarely have presidents been reelected to a second term with popularity ratings in the 40% level, which is where obama rests. but so does romney. it is interesting to note that only three of 19 presidents elected to a second term had relatively less popularity ratings at the time of th
. first, there were neutrality laws, but there was also a very strong isolationist sentiment in america. and even george marshall, who was the chief military adviser to franklin roosevelt, said how could we send all these weapons to england if they're going to surrender to the british in a matter of weeks, and we end up fighting the germans? we'll be charging into the face of our own weapons. but even though the operation was secret, it became headlines, of course, when it happened around the world. and everyone knew about it. and roosevelt and marshall were very, very affected by this. they thought if the british government can do this, they're serious. they are, they're not going to negotiate with the germans. they're going to stay in this for as long as they possibly can. and it opened up the pathway for armaments to go to britain which were very much needed and very much appreciated. >> host: brooke stoddard, when the official dates of the so-called battle for britain, battle of britain? >> guest: when were they? >> host: yeah. >> guest: i think britain calls it july to the end of s
could find astounding is the bankruptcy-law. nobody normally is interested. who gets paid first? of the derivatives. they put it in when nobody else was notice same. who pays attention to bankruptcy laws? so you encourage economic activity. student loans cannot be discharged. even in bankruptcy. the banks do well sell it has tuition going up the tests of the cutback of the state budget. and come is going down but the only way people can afford it is the borough then they get she did as a lot of them have been particularly with the for-profit private schools. the results is if you don't get a job with the recession it is a news around your neck. >> host: teachers. what ehud telling people looking at those tuition bills and unemployment? >> >> this is so rare is the 1% to the extent they're not coming from the 1% by getting generous scholarships. >> i certainly have relatives who are urging them to not be dependent and then nephew thank god teaching english and we're urging him to stay there until the job market is better but we move off the question of the current depressing econ
of assembled the south end you've got it. this is atomic construction, it actually has to do with the laws of physics. it actually almost could be done. >> off our ways are? >> we are pretty far off. but probably not too far. so in that model, you are talking about atomic assembly. we talk about it all the time. your body knows how to do certain things already. biology is a fantastic thing. assemble commodity proteins and create the most extraordinary machinery that anyone has ever seen. so we know how to do it. i think that the answer will be less about machinery and more about harnessing the lessons of biology and just creating biological fact factors. >> i would like to give thanks to author of the new book "makers: the new industrial revolution", chris anderson. we would also like to thank our audiences here, radio, and television, and the book is on sale in the lobby. we appreciate you are allowing him to make his way to the table as quickly as possible. this meeting, the place where you are in the know, is finally adjourned. [applause] >> is there a nonfiction author or book that you
law, legislative director seems like a part-time job to make. and what that meant was during the first continuing resolution, there was this sort of orgy of everybody, of very open and kind of glorious process, if a messy one, he did not understand what any of the more because he had no legislative director to explain to him. he did not have a full documentation director because he had been a radio disc jockey. he believed he committed 12. he did not have a congressional website because he said own a computer business. he knew that to do -- to put up the website it only cost next number of dollars, and there are i think only five companies in washington d.c. that have been deemed to secure some debate on that contract, and he found that the prices they were charging more egregious, that back in corpus the cost a lot less, and so did not put up a site for a while. so it became a lot of voices of worst enemy on top of which his wife, it was often the case, congressman that became very, very interested in the personal, very interested and lots of things which in turn cause great personal
about sound questions and doctrine and laws than you. i am not willing to suffer this people to be interrupted. you are rotten now with gentilism. the lord only knows what. i despise it as i despise the gates of hell. you ought to say mormonism is my controller. my governorship and everything else is to bow down to mormonism. it wouldn't have been really all that remarkable for brigham young to have browbeaten a fellow church member who was, perhaps, not acting in the church's best interest, but young had a larger purpose in mind. he delivered this harangue in the presence of the territory's new chief justice, associate justice, and secretary, all non-mormons. at one point, territorial secretary broaden harris, uncomfortable with the drift of the conversation, told young he had no interest in his dispute with babe bat. i want you to hear it, young stopped harris from leaving the room. a clerk recorded that it was a new scene for mr. harris to behold the power of the priesthood. two months later, all of those non-mormon officials fled utah convinced their lives were in danger.
at 200 yards distance, she laughed and called her daughter-in-law. that man didn't shoot any turkey. anyone knows he can't shoot anything with a pistol from 200 yards. when she died, her moderating influence vanished, and another cord holding jones to reason snapped. a few weeks later in the middle of the scramble, he abruptly asked his followers, how many of you plan your deaths? there was a stunned silence. don't you ever plan your deaths, he repeated impatiently? there's a number of you that do not lift your hand and say you plan your deaths. you're going to die. don't you think you should plan such an important event? he called on a 75-year-old texan. sister, don't you ever plan your death? on a tape recording of the conversation, she sounds hesitant. no, she said, finally. and why don't you, dear, jones asked. i don't know, i just hadn't thought about it. don't you think it's time to think about it? it's a terrible thing to have it be an accident like i saw my mother, to be wasted and just laid in the box. it's kind of a waste, don't you think? the old woman was confused. she t
lawyer fresh out of law school, went to work for the house committee working to impeach him, so he knew where she was coming from with regard to her view toward him. and he had a less than positive view toward her based primarily on her watergate experiences but also based upon what he perceived as her uncompromising liberal views. he thought that bill clinton would be more inclined to compromise than she would be. but nixon also had a high respect for people with great intelligence, and there was no doubt in his mind but that mrs. clinton is very smart. he just thought -- and the problem for nixon was that mrs. clinton believed in the wrong things, and that's bigger government. but nixon was also a very fair man, and when mrs. clinton did things right, and when she was good and strong and effective, he said so. but when she was wrong, which was most of the time for nixon, he said so. and an illustration of this, which i think this puts it in great light is when mrs. clinton did go to testify about the health care reform package she had put together. and he watched her testify, as you s
providing more supply. is now repeating the laws of supply and demand. this is where jane jacobs got it wrong for she looked at old buildings and new buildings and noted that old buildings were cheap while new buildings were expensive. which led her to conclude the right way to observe affordable and was make sure no one got any new buildings on top of old buildings. that is now supply and demand works. you don't need to look any further their own historic preservation district of greenwich village which you worked so hard to create. her home district which was affordable when she and her husband lived there in the 1950s has turned into a place where town has to start $5 million only hedge fund managers need apply. that's what happens when you turn off the chain of building new housing. one of the reasons why so important to nurture our cities is one way to enable our cities to grow, is the environment. i'm going to end by telling a story of a young harvard college graduate is beautiful spring day in 1884 with for a walk and he did a little fishing. fishing was good. there hadn't bee
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